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Plans submitted for first phase of Wolverhampton city centre mixed-use scheme

Plans submitted for first phase of Wolverhampton city centre mixed-use scheme

Plans have been submitted for the first phase of a major mixed-use regeneration project on a 2.7-hectare site in Wolverhampton city centre.

Go-ahead for Sheffield Meadowhall extension

Go-ahead for Sheffield Meadowhall extension

Plans have been approved for a major extension of Sheffield's Meadowhall Shopping Centre after planners concluded that the impact on the city centre and surrounding town centres would be 'harmful but not significantly adverse'.

1,700-home Marylebone masterplan proposes 50% affordable homes

1,700-home Marylebone masterplan proposes 50% affordable homes

A masterplan intended to guide the delivery of up to 1,700 new homes near Marylebone in central London would include up to 50 per cent affordable homes, according to the council behind the document.

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How the government's air quality plan will affect the spread of clean air zones

How the government's air quality plan will affect the spread of clean air zones

The draft UK air quality plan that campaigners finally dragged out of a reluctant government earlier this month indicates that there will be a sharp increase in zones across England in which targeted action is taken to improve air quality. But where these new zones will be, and how stringent the measures they will implement, is not yet clear.

How we did it: Preparing a plan to boost public health

How we did it: Preparing a plan to boost public health

Gathering extensive data was vital in setting a policy to improve public health in an inner London borough. David Dewar reports.

Why new driverless car technology could shake up placemaking

Why new driverless car technology could shake up placemaking

A commitment in the Queen's Speech to push forward with a roll-out of driverless cars, also known as autonomous vehicles, could have huge implications for planners and place-making, according to experts.

Why the High Court ruled that a council's £170,000 CIL demand was unlawful

Why the High Court ruled that a council's £170,000 CIL demand was unlawful

A High Court ruling confirms that town halls cannot group planning permissions together when deciding whether development should be charged the Community Infrastructure Levy, according to legal experts.


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